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corrupt

1. (of a text or manuscript) made meaningless or different in meaning from the original by scribal errors or alterations
2. (of computer programs or data) containing errors

corrupt

[kə′rəpt]
(computer science)
To destroy or alter information so that it is no longer reliable.
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The most suitable way seems to be for corrupter and corruptee to establish regular legal contracts and add corruption to them.
This sector is subject to temptations, although it is good to say that there would be no corrupt without corrupter and that general culture would almost glorify the resourceful who manage to get by, even if it means giving "a bribe" to the official.
Titled but financially embarrassed, his ego far outpacing his income, he cuts a portly, pathetic figure, blustering and blundering his way into strife as he chases not one but two well-off wives - Mistress Ford and Mistress Page - who conspire to run rings around the corpulent corrupter.
7The make-up wrecker Ilamasqua The Corrupter, PS20 Beauty ed says: A product to deliberately smudge your make-up?
Is this a predatory corrupter of a young girl or a (then) 59-year-old, never before in trouble, who actually does have some common concern?
I think I would accept that I was the corrupter, although I was as much corrupted as I corrupted others.
One official, who slips his hands into the pocket of business, is not just a corrupter, but the enemy of the country.
They describe how the program, originally intended to primarily benefit the elderly, remove the stigma of government benefits, and provide uniform federal benefits, paradoxically became primarily a disability program, came under political criticism as a corrupter of children and facilitator of immigration fraud, and contained wide variation among the states.
Tughluq as a parricide, an oppressor, a hypocrite, an infidel and contemner of true religion and a corrupter of his subjects' morals'.
Almost stealing the show as Fagin, the sly corrupter of urchins, Alec Guinness doesn't flinch from the story's sense of cruelty.
ISLAMABAD, February 20, 2012 (Balochistan Times): Pakistan captain Rashid Latif on Saturday urged leg-spinner Danish Kaneria to put up a fight to clear his name as he was named as the corrupter by a court in London where his former Essex County mate Mervyn Westfield was handed over a four-month jail.
His lifelessness is thrown into greater relief by Colin Firth's eye-catching performance as his corrupter.